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The Mouse Adult Gross Anatomy Ontology and Mammalian Phenotype Ontology are downloaded weekly from the Mouse Genome Informatics databases at Jackson Laboratories ( For more information about these ontologies, see the MGI Publications Page at

Term:decreased areal bone mineral density
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Definition:reduction of the mineral mass per unit area of bone, the hard, rigid form of connective tissue constituting most of the skeleton of vertebrates and composed chiefly of calcium salts; expressed as the amount of mineral per area cm^2 of bone (usually in g/cm^2), with results generated from Dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA or DEXA) tests
Synonyms:exact_synonym: decreased aBMD;   decreased areal bone density

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Symbol Object Name Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
S NAft:HS Heterogeneous stock IAGP female RGD PMID:21334473 RGD:6480192

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  mammalian phenotype 5402
    skeleton phenotype 434
      abnormal skeleton morphology 339
        abnormal bone structure 195
          abnormal bone mineral density 100
            abnormal areal bone mineral density 2
              decreased areal bone mineral density 1
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